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Mels Drive-In

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8585 Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood, CA 90069
1-310-854-7200
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7:00 am - 3:00 am
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Sun - Thu 7:00 am - 3:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 158
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  • 50
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  • 19
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  • 12
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good diner

Was here for breakfast, and we really enjoyed booth the food and the restaurant. Great sixties atmosphere👍 Good location in Hollywood

4 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
Tobias D
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29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I enjoyed breakfast every morning at Mel's diner when I stayed on sunset in West Hollywood. they have healthy choices, custom omelets, great music and friendly service. A great way to start your day!

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Thank Touhy
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Was here for breakfast, and we really enjoyed booth the food and the restaurant. Great sixties atmosphere👍 Good location in Hollywood

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Thank Tobias D
McLean, Virginia
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19 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Finding a sit down place with fast casual food is difficult in West Hollywood. Finding one on Sunset with a free parking lot is next to impossible. Mel's Drive In delivers both of the above, reasonable fast casual food and a place to park. Food is good, a little better than most diners and the service is good. Bill for... More 

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Thank mjh517
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32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our friends took us to Mel's Drive-in for lunch and it was wonderful! My husband ordered a 'proper-American' milkshake and we had grilled cheese sandwiches and burgers. Our waitress was great and the amenities for babies was good too. I loved seeing all the articles that feature 'Mel's Drive-in' along the walls and you can see which Celebs have been... More 

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Thank Shelley O
Napier, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand
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33 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were blown away walking into the very understated building. It was like stepping back in time to the set of a movie in the 50s. The service was fantastic and the food amazing. Would suggest this is a must-do on every movie-buff/rocknroll/Hollywood visitors list.

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Thank Sarah A
Buenos Aires
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hace breakfast or lunch at Mels Drive-in is great experience! I felt like travelling to the past and having fun in the 50's. Great Classic food, a lovely vintage decoration and a kind attention. Wanna try a little of the golden days?...find it at Mels.

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Thank vikingo69bis
Albany, Australia
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are looking for a great value meal without compromising taste then this is the place for you. The service staff are polite and will take the time to chat with you should you wish. In comparison to other eateries in the area, the cost is amazingly low. The servings are generous and of restaurant quality as far as... More 

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Thank Archie H
Blackwood, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ate here a number of times on my LA trip, and never had a bad meal. From the turkey dinner (it was nearly thanksgiving) to the triple sliders and ham and eggs, everything was well cooked and large portions. If you weren't completely stuffed, the deserts are amazing too. Loved the atmosphere and décor. It was everything I had always... More 

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Thank MandCannan
Cleveland, Ohio
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36 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Mels Drive-In is a must do. Old fashioned, great food, good service. You might even see a celebrity eating in the booth behind you. Free parking.

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Thank Danielle H
Miami, Florida
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111 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wow the food here was very good. Loved the fried chicken. Service was great and the atmosphere was so much fun. Located one block away from Hollywood Boulevard . Would definitely go again

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 8585 Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood, CA 90069
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  West Hollywood
  • Phone Number: 1-310-854-7200

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: American, Cafe

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 3:00 am
Monday
7:00 am - 3:00 am
Tuesday
7:00 am - 3:00 am
Wednesday
7:00 am - 3:00 am
Thursday
7:00 am - 3:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?